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Matiali (community development block)

Matiali
Community development block
Matiali is located in West Bengal
Matiali
Matiali
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°55′38″N 88°48′48″E / 26.9271590°N 88.8133049°E / 26.9271590; 88.8133049
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictJalpaiguri
Area
 • Total54.88 km2 (21.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total105,861
 • Density1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduars
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNagrakata
Websitejalpaiguri.gov.in

Matiali (community development block) is an administrative division in Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Metiali police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Chalsa.[1][2]

Geography

Matialihat is located at 26°55′38″N 88°48′48″E / 26.9271590°N 88.8133049°E / 26.9271590; 88.8133049.

Matiali community development block has an area of 54.88  km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Matiali block/ panchayat samiti are: Bidhan Nagar, Indong Matiali, Matialihat, Matiali Batabari I and Matiali Batabari II.[3]

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Matiali CD Block had a total population of 117,540 of which 102,418 were rural and 15,122 were urban. There were 60,109 males and 57,431 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 17,622 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 51,789.[4]

Literacy

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Matiali CD Block was 69,264, out of which 40,649 were males and 28,615 were females.[4]

Transport

NH 31 and NH 31C pass through the block.

References

  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  3. ^ "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009" (PDF). Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 August 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  4. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 August 2015.